Crisis Intervention Clinician
Relief - 7am-7:30pm - Varied Days, Evenings, Nights & Holiday Rotation - 8 Hours/Week
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the direction of the Administrative Director of Psychiatry and the Chairman, the Crisis Intervention Clinician is responsible for the initial psychological and psychosocial assessment of mental health patients in the Emergency Trauma Center and in the Crisis Service office. He/she is responsible for patient placements and referrals in cooperation with the Emergency Trauma Center Unit staff and/or Psychiatrist. The Crisis Intervention Clinician also works collaboratively with the professional nurse on the inpatient psychiatric unit to monitor and document patients' reactions to situations and participates with patients in activities directed toward achieving therapeutic assessment goals. He/she provides services for patients ranging in age from infancy through late adulthood.
3+ years in mental health field with crisis intervention experience required.
B.A. or B.S. in Psychology or related field; Master's preferred.
Licensure in appropriate field preferred but not required.
Ability to perform and document mental health status exam and psychiatric history.
Crisis intervention skills.
Strong communication and counseling skills.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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